Focused course for new and aspiring news leaders
Next date: 16-17 May 2019 - application deadline 15 April
Upcoming date: 21-22 November 2019
Whether you have recently assumed a news leadership role, aspire to hold one, or you are a journalist or media manager resuming a leadership role, our Future Leaders in News course aims to help you:
- Gain insights about your audiences - and act on them
- Develop your knowledge of project and people management
- Discover techniques to promote innovation and change
- Create strategies to address your management challenges
- Build your network
Welcome dinner in an Oxford University college
Session 1: Journalism exists in the context of its audience
Rasmus Kleis Nielsen: Director, Reuters Institute; Professor of Political Communication, University of Oxford; Editor, Reuters Institute Digital News Report
- Where do different people get their news?
- How do they think about the content they consume?
- What do they value and when will they pay?
Session 2: It’s the people, stupid! Building trust in your organisation
Alexandra Borchardt, Director of Leadership Programmes, Reuters Institute; Former Managing Editor, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany; Lecturer in leadership, Technical University of Munich
- What to pay attention to when leading people
- How to focus your strategy
- Getting beyond groupthink to foster innovation
Session 3: How to communicate with your newsroom
Polly Curtis, Visiting Fellow, Reuters Institute; Former Editor, HuffPost UK; Former Senior Editor, the Guardian
- How to sell a new strategy - and what mistakes to avoid
- Integrating data into the daily conversation appropriately
- Can there ever be such a thing as an inclusive news meeting?
Cost: £995 including lunch and a dinner at an Oxford University college (travel and accommodation not included)
Location: Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, 13 Norham Gardens, Oxford, OX2 6PS
Registration: Send a brief bio by 15 April to email@example.com